Computer Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Alan Cooper” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers no longer interface with humans they interact, and the interaction will become steadily deeper, more subtle, and more crucial to our collective sanity and ultimate survival.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers are incredibly fast, accurate and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Andy Rooney” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don’t need to be done.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]A computer is almost human except that it does not blame its mistakes on another computer.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers are like air conditioners. They work fine until you start opening windows.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers have lots of memory but no imagination.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]The attention span of a computer is only as long as its power cord.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]There are 10 types of people in this world: those who understand binary and those who don’t.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Arlaina Tibensky” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers are quiet and clean and totally distracting because the Internet is there, lying in wait for a moment of weakness to pounce on your creativity and progress.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Austin Kleon” float=”none” width=”100%”]The computer brings out the uptight perfectionist in us- we start editing ideas before we have them.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bill Gates” float=”none” width=”100%”]The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Bill Vaughan” float=”none” width=”100%”]To err is human, to really foul things up requires a computer.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Brian Eno” float=”none” width=”100%”]The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Clive James” float=”none” width=”100%”]It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Conrad Wolfram” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers do the calculating to allow people to transform the world.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Craig Bruce” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s hardware that makes a machine fast. It’s software that makes a fast machine slow.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dani Harper” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers are heaven-sent when they work and hell-spawn when they don’t. There’s just not much middle ground when it comes to technology.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Dave Parnas” float=”none” width=”100%”]As a rule, software systems do not work well until they have been used, and have failed repeatedly, in real applications.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edward M. Esber” float=”none” width=”100%”]The computer will not make a good manager out of a bad manager. It makes a good manager better faster and a bad manager worse faster.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Enrico Bombieri” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computer assisted proofs are getting better and better and computers will play a bigger and bigger role in the future.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Evan Esar” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers can figure out all kinds of problems, except the things in this world that just don’t add up.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Frederick Lenz” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computer science really involves the same mindset, particularly artificial intelligence.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Greg Perry” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers are finite machines; when given the same input, they always produce the same output.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Isaac Asimov” float=”none” width=”100%”]All sorts of computer errors are now turning up. You’d be surprised to know the number of doctors who claim they are treating pregnant men.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jakub¬†Bozydar¬†Wisniewski” float=”none” width=”100%”]Bad economics teaches that computers can design markets. Good economics teaches that markets can design computers.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”James Cameron” float=”none” width=”100%”]The new world will be a place of answers and no questions, because the only questions left will be answered by computers, because only computers will know what to ask.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jef Raskin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant, are oppressing us.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jonny Lee Miller” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers creating art is an upsetting concept mostly because of what it means about humans.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph B. Wirthlin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Our computers have become windows through which we can gaze upon a world that is virtually without horizons or boundaries.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Campbell” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers are like old testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joseph Weizenbaum” float=”none” width=”100%”]A computer will do what you tell it to do, but that may be much different from what you had in mind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Leo Cherne” float=”none” width=”100%”]The computer is incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Man is unbelievably slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. The marriage of the two is a force beyond calculation.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Marc Andreessen” float=”none” width=”100%”]The spread of computers and the Internet will put jobs in two categories. People who tell computers what to do, and people who are told by computers what to do.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Mitch Ratcliffe” float=”none” width=”100%”]A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nicholas P. Negroponte” float=”none” width=”100%”]It’s not computer literacy that we should be working on, but sort of human-literacy. Computers have to become human-literate.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Orson Scott Card” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers were a kind of magery in themselves, or might as well be to people who didn’t understand them, they were every bit as inscrutable.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”P.A. Scott” float=”none” width=”100%”]The similarities between humans and computers are more numerous than the differences.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Richard Dawkins” float=”none” width=”100%”]If you don’t know anything about computers, just remember that they are machines that do exactly what you tell them but often surprise you in the result.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Seth Lloyd” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers are famous for being able to do complicated things starting from simple programs.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sherry Turkle” float=”none” width=”100%”]The computer takes up where psychoanalysis left off. It takes the ideas of a decentered self and makes it more concrete by modeling mind as a multiprocessing machine.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Stan Augarten” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers are composed of nothing more than logic gates stretched out to the horizon in a vast numerical irrigation system.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steve Jobs” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers themselves, and software yet to be developed, will revolutionize the way we learn.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steve Wozniak” float=”none” width=”100%”]Our first computers were born not out of greed or ego, but in the revolutionary spirit of helping common people rise above the most powerful institutions.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sydney J. Harris” float=”none” width=”100%”]The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Ted Nelson” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers are hierarchical. We have a desktop and hierarchical files which have to mean everything.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tom Clancy” float=”none” width=”100%”]It was one thing to use computers as a tool, quite another to let them do your thinking for you.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tom DeMarco” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computer system analysis is like child-rearing; you can do grievous damage, but you cannot ensure success.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Tony Fadell” float=”none” width=”100%”]Computers are great tools, but they need to be applied to the physical world.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Wernher von Braun” float=”none” width=”100%”]The best computer is a man, and it’s the only one that can be mass-produced by unskilled labor.[/wpsm_quote]